1. COVID- 19

    COVID-19 forces the pace of change in employers’ and business membership organizations, says the ILO and IOE

    29 June 2020

    A new report demonstrates that representative business organizations are affected by the crisis but are nevertheless reacting, adapting and innovating quickly in order to continue to reinforce their role as advocates for a private sector led recovery.

  2. Employers Organizations

    SADC Private Sector Forum (SPSF) leaps ahead to launch the Southern Africa Development Community Labour Law Guide

    23 June 2020

    On 12 June 2020, the SADC Private Sector Forum (SPSF) launched its ground-breaking SADC Labour Law Guide (LLG), an online tool that provides up-to-date labour laws from the SADC region in one central location.

  3. Employers Organizations

    The New Training Package on Essentials in Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH). An innovative training tool to promote a healthy and safe workplace

    22 June 2020

    The Employers' Activities Program (ACT\EMP) of the International Training Center of the ILO (ITC/ILO) launched the new Essentials in Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) package.

  4. Employers Organizations


    12 June 2020

    The Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF) have unanimously decided to adopt a joint declaration on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2020

  5. Q&A

    ILO support for employers during COVID-19 crisis

    20 May 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has put extraordinary pressure on employers and private sector businesses, to survive and continue to provide decent work. Deborah France Massin, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities, explains how they have been helping with services and tools, and ensuring that the views of enterprise are represented to decision-makers.

  6. COVID-19 stories

    First person: COVID-19 stories from the world of work

    19 May 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in ways we could hardly have imagined. Everyone has been affected and everyone has a story to share. At the International Labour Organization, we wanted to hear first-hand from people in the world of work. See their stories here.

  7. News

    RSPP Polls More Than 900 Russian Companies

    16 May 2020

    IIn April 2020, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) conducted a country-wide survey among its members based on the methodology of the International Labour Organization to find out how much the Covid-19 pandemic affected company operations.

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    COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    ILO welcomes joint action to tackle COVID-19 threats to global garment industry

    22 April 2020

    Employers, workers, retailers and major brands will form an international working group – convened by the International Labour Organization – to address the already serious damage to the garment industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    COVID-19: Solidarity between employers’ and workers’ organizations

    In times of crisis, solidarity between workers and employers is paramount, says the ILO

    09 April 2020

    Past crises show that workers and employers need to work together to address the impact of COVID-19, says a new joint report from the International Labour Organization’s workers’ and employers’ groups.

  10. Article

    COVID-19 and the world of work

    18 March 2020